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History (Part-Time)
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History (Part-Time)

Coventry University
CoventryUK
On campus
Part-time
Duration
4 Years
Language
English

Program Description

The study of the human experience helps us to understand the world around us, it helps us to comprehend cultures and how history is made. By studying a course which explores the world since 1492, we foster historians that offer a considered perspective about the relationship between the past and future, thinking critically about the world through the lens of the past.

History (BA) is a course which is designed to facilitate your engagement with the historical forces which have led to the emergence of the modern world.  It caters to those who wish to understand how human societies have changed over time.  It fosters critical thinking skills whilst inviting you to analyse how forces, such as racism, gender constructs, class, political identities, war, and the environment have intersected, interacted, and evolved. 

The course helps you to engage with primary (historic) sources, providing opportunities for you to engage with the materials upon which historians rely as well a broad range of voices from marginalised communities. 

Assessments are varied and innovative.  Opportunities are embedded throughout the course which will allow you to develop a portfolio of not only written pieces, but media artefacts and international experiences (which include accredited fieldtrips and online international learning projects).

Entry Requirements

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Curriculum

Year 1

Historians on Trial

Power, Persuasian, and Propaganda

From Empire to Welfare: Britain, 1901-1951 in their first year

Nations and Nationalism: From Unifications to Annihilation

History of the Atlantic World and Globalisation

Add+vantage module

Year 2

The Making of the United States

Humanity and the Natural World

The International History of Europe

Shadow Warriors: Modern Britain and Espionage

Optional Module

Add+vantage

Final Year

Final Project – Part I

Optional Modules

Add+vantage module

Final Project in History – Part II

Careers

This course could open opprotunities to careers in:

  • government
  • business
  • media production
  • digital publishing
  • journalism
  • lobbying
  • campaigning
  • voluntary organisations
  • international organisations like the United Nations (UN) or the European Commission

Careers of graduates have included:

  • Graduate roles
  • Teaching careers
  • Masters courses
  • Working at an NGO or Charity (project based roles)

Where our graduates work:

  • Graduate Recruitment roles - Harvey Nash, Premier Group
  • Government affairs advocacy coordinator at Saint Gobain
  • Police Now graduate development programme
  • Graduate Development Management programme at Enterprise Rent a Car
  • Graduate development British Transport Police
  • Royal Navy graduate programme
  • Charity Works graduate programme
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